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Visa and Passport Service
Name Changing on Your Passport
The following instructions apply to you only If your passport is LESS THAN one year old.  Go to Renewal of Passport
if your passport was issued more than one year ago.
BCV Visa and Passport Services
1502 Rosalie St
Houston, TX 77004

713 271 3500
Instruction for Expedite Name Changing on Passport - Two Steps
Step 1. Collect required Documents
Step 2. Ship your documents to BCV
1. Your Passport
2. Completed  DS-5504 Form
Click here to create your DS-5504 Form.  Please click the "Continue" button below "Apply for a Passport Book".  Fill in a
series of questions regarding your passport application. Your application form (DS-5504) will appear on your screen.
3. Passport Photos
    Send us two passport photos. Photos must meet the government specifications, see photo requirements here. We
    strongly recommend not sending digital photo
4. Proof of Name Change:
    You must submit  one of the following
  • A certified marriage certificate,
  • Divorce decree or
  • court order showing the change of name.
    The name change document must bear the official seal of the issuing authority.  
5. Proof of Departure:
Submit one of the following:
    Travel itinerary or
    Your ticket from an airline or travel agency
If you do not have a ticket or itinerary please click here,       
6. Letter of Authorization:
Click here to download and complete the Authorization Letter. This letter gives BCV the authority to submit your application and
pick up your new passport on your behalf. (Please make one extra copy)
7. Fee and
A. Government Fee: One check or money order made payable to "U.S. Department of State" for $60           
(Write the applicant's full name and date of birth on the check or money order).
B. BCV Service Fee: Use the table below to select the service you need and the corresponding BCV
service fee.  Make your check or money order payable to BCV
Service Type
Processing Time
BCV Service Fee
Return Shipping
Total  Fee
Express Service
Business Days
Rush Service
Business Days
Urgent Service
Business Days
24 Hours
  1. Download, complete and submit the BCV order form.
  2. Please check the required documents and send to us via FedEx or UPS overnight.
  • Your Passport
  • DS-5504 Form
  • Passport Photos
  • Proof of Name Change
  • Proof of Departure
  • Letter of Authorization
  • $60 Check orMoney order payable to "U.S. Dept. of State"
  • The check or money order to "BCV "
Shipping Address:
                BCV Visa and Passport Services
    1502 Rosalie St
    Houston, TX 77004